Zoological Museum, St. Petersburg

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See skeletons of existing and extinct animals, from tiny living insects to a gargantuan blue whale skeleton and woolly mammoths at Zoological Museum. With tens of thousands of fishes, invertebrates, reptiles, birds, and mammals represented, the museum displays almost every form of animal life on earth. View artifacts in dioramas of taxidermied animals and browse a large collection of skeletons and bones that includes rare specimens, such as narwhal tusks. One of the highlights is the naturally mummified body of a baby mammoth. Most display placards show the names of the species in Russian and Latin, but it's not essential to understand either of these languages to appreciate the exhibit. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Zoological Museum by using our St. Petersburg online trip planner .
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  • The Zoological Museum at me with a kid today attacked the guard Vladislav Vladimirovich Orlov! He pulled me hand! I for 33 years has not met yet never such rudeness! He called us thieves that we serve a bad example to children! We went with 2 children at the rear entrance to the toilet! Kids thinking very strongly in the toilet! On the street was a long queue!, we suggested that there is a toilet on the courtyard side! We have gone, went in the toilet further us blocked the road guard! He was insane! Became extrude breastfeeding me! As thieves! SNAP ON MOTHER AND CHILD! Are you at all in your mind? you check when hiring staff? Will call in Russian! In all instances, I was not convinced of the adequacy of the staff at the Museum for children! If he has a license, it will lose! With me was a friend with a child from another city! She was in shock from the hospitality of St. Petersburg, in General as I am!
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  • Was this the Museum twice. And both times it was also interesting, as in the first. Lifelike stuffed animals, a large collection of butterflies and wonderful penguins)))
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  • This is exactly what can be summarized in this museum. In January 2018 we went here expecting to see famous zoological collection, and as it turned out, bought a ticket in the past. Year in 1954j-exactly read as a plate from one of the exhibits with habitats: USSR. I vividly presented the staff of enthusiasts who diligently stencilled painted these letters (myself once caught such stencils in elementary school), using data from Soviet encyclopedias and the Red Book of the USSR, believing in a brighter future socialism. Octobrists and then how and pioneers of orderly rows of flooded these corridors, admiring the grandeur and diversity of the Soviet republics and fauna of friendly countries. As thousands of children's hands and noses for decades polished all these showcases. And as the dust of centuries subsided within these showcases. You ask-Zoological Museum here? And though since that time nothing has changed here. Only those most enthusiasts noticeably older, together with the building and its exposure. It is clear that the collection itself was nothing but ...
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